THE BUTTERFLY

БАБОЧКА

By Andrey KHRZHANOVSKY

SOYUZMULTFILM ANIMATION STUDIO - as PROD

Family - Completed 1972


    • Year of production
    • 1972
    • Genres
    • Family, Children's, Animation
    • Countries
    • RUSSIA
    • Languages
    • RUSSIAN
    • Duration
    • 10 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Andrey KHRZHANOVSKY
    • Writer(s)
    • Rosa KHUSNUTDINOVA
    • Producer(s)
    • Lyubov BUTYRINA
    • Synopsis
    • This short film directed by Andrey Khrzhanovskiy is the perfect definition of respect for life and freedom full of the magical atmosphere we all remember from childhood. With the music by Alfred Schnittke, the film reveals a story of a boy who caught a butterfly, which grew to enormous size and got the little hunter into a net. Upon the release, this powerful film gained the variety of international awards including the Special Prize of Jury in 1973 at The Film Festival in Gijon.